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John Furrier
Works at CrowdChat Platform
Attended Babson College -MBA
Lives in Palo Alto, California
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Run TechBlog and Social Media and New Venture Lab - Love Starting New Ventures
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  • CrowdChat Platform
    Cofounder & CEO, 2012 - present
    Cofounded with Dani Rayan and Dave Vellante. CrowdChat is a global real-time social network platform with integrated conversation application for public group discussions and information sharing.
  • SiliconANGLE.com
    Founder Editor in Chief, SiliconANGLE; founder of startups, 2009 - 2013
    Founder, CEO, and Editor in Chief
  • Broadband Development
    Founder, 2003 - 2009
    Research and development for new venture creation. Incubator for new emerging big ideas around Internet infrastructures.
  • PodTech Network
    Founder & CEO, 2004 - 2007
    One of the original podcasters and podcasting companies to emerge in the early 2000s. In 2004 raised venture capital along with Odeo, and PodShow. All three failed to achieve our mission to create social media platform for podcasts.
  • RealNames
    VP Product, 1999 - 2001
    VP of the Product Group for the global keyword system for 70% of the Internet traffic.
  • Labrador Software
    Cofounder & CEO, 1997 - 1999
    One of the early three keyword visionaries with Goto.com and Realname that led to the expansion of keyword resolution. Shut down company and joined Realnames in 1999 to lead product group.
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Engineer, Enterprise Sales, Channel Mgr, 1988 - 1997
    Rose up through the ranks of HP during their growth years of the second wave of the computer client server revolution.
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Palo Alto, California
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Cofounder of CrowdChat Platform' Degree in Computer Science + MBA; Founder of SiliconANGLE.com;
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Entrepreneur, Father, and Husband who loves tech and media plus developing new products and companies from zero stage and the thrill of selling early customers on those products.  Been an startup guys since 1997.  
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Entrepreneur, Husband, Father of 4 kids, technology entrepreneur in Silicon Valley
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  • Babson College -MBA
  • Northeastern University - Computer Science
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The Public Cloud market is still forming – but seems to be poised to soon enter the Early Majority stage of its development where user behavior, preferences, and strategies become more stable. Large enterprises are more discerning of Public Cloud IaaS offerings. Test and development appears to ...
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Is a wave of consolidation about to begin in the Big Data market? Take a sneak peak of #BigDataSV 2015, where Wikibon analysts, SiliconANGLE journalists and a number of top guests will debate the future of the Big Data market. The Potential Business Value of Low-latency Flash. - David Floyer ...
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Acceding to the growing ranks of customers who are demanding that software be divorced from hardware and delivered as a service, Cisco Systems, Inc. Is putting hundreds of its formerly bundled software services in the cloud and offering them on a subscription basis.
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#SXSW  comments on the Meerkat pivot - is it good hustle or arbitrage?
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Crowdsourced conversation turns into great original content - #NewWayTo  content development
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Is a wave of consolidation about to begin in the Big Data market? Take a sneak peak of #BigDataSV 2015, where Wikibon analysts, SiliconANGLE journalists and a number of top guests will debate the future of the Big Data market. The Potential Business Value of Low-latency Flash. - David Floyer ...
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Is a wave of consolidation about to begin in the Big Data market? Take a sneak peak of #BigDataSV 2015, where Wikibon analysts, SiliconANGLE journalists and a number of top guests will debate the future of the Big Data market. The Potential Business Value of Low-latency Flash. - David Floyer ...
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High quality equipment and people !!! Very easy to work with and super cool. Collaboration is a word that I find comes to mind with the word Quality. John P and Cali and crew are the best.
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Drive Thru Interactive are a great bunch of guys. Classy and professional. They have a high level of integrity. John Furrier
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